Become a Student

Register now: Your future starts here!

For NEW Danville Community College Students
Have questions or need help?

Contact Admissions at (434) 797-8460 or email us at

Step 1: Apply to Danville Community College

Apply online. It's quick, easy, and free!

The completed application will indicate your domicile status, student ID number, and MyDCC username and temporary password. Make sure to keep this information handy!

Step 2: Sign in to MyDCC

After completing the college application, set up your MyDCC account using your MyDCC username and temporary password. Do this immediately so you don't get locked out of your account!

MyDCC provides access to important student information and your college email account. Check your college email account and Student Center regularly.

For password reset assistance, contact

Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid

The FAFSA must be filled out every year:

You can check the status of your financial aid or find answers to all of your questions 24/7 at or call 1.855.844.3634 to talk to a financial aid specialist. (Did you know? In a student survey, 96% of users reported that calling the hotline answered their questions, and 90% were satisfied with the experience.)

Need more help? The Educational Opportunity Center provides free one-on-one help with applying to college, financial aid, scholarships, academic and career counseling, and more. Call 434.797.8577 for an appointment. 

Step 4: Navigate your Next Steps

Use your MyDCC username and password to sign in to Navigate, which will guide you through your next steps, including:

  • Applying for financial aid & VA benefits
  • Completing the Virginia Placement Test
  • Meeting with an academic advisor
  • Selecting classes
  • Paying tuition

Step 5: Get oriented - Attend a DCC ROCKS session

DCC ROCKS (Registration, Orientation, Computer Knowledge and Support) sessions are offered for new students during open registration prior to the start of classes.

  • Advising and class schedules
  • myDCC workshop
  • Campus tours
  • Get your DCC Student ID card and parking permit